Course: Solid-State Physics

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Course title Solid-State Physics
Course code OPT/FPL
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Exercise
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Gavenda Miroslav, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Dušek Miloslav, prof. RNDr. Dr.
  • Čelechovská Lucie, Mgr.
Course content
- Crystal-lattice symmetries - Diffraction on crystals, Reciprocal lattice - Electron in periodical potential, Band structure of solids - Lattice vibrations, Phonons - Semiconductors, P-N junction - Quasi-particles - Optical processes in solids - Magnetic properties of solids

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • Preparation for the Exam - 20 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Elementary solid state physics: lattice symmetries, band structure, phonons, semiconductors.
Knowledge Define the main ideas and conceptions of the subject, describe the main approaches of the studied topics, recall the theoretical knowledge for solution of model problems.
No prior requirements.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam

Knowledge in the scope of the course topics (examination)
Recommended literature
  • Dekker, Adrianus J. Černohorský, Martin. (1966). Fyzika pevných látek. Praha.
  • Kittel C. (2005). Introduction to Solid State Physics. Wiley.
  • Kittel C. (1977). Kvantová teória tuhých látok. Alfa, Bratislava.
  • Kittel, C. (1985). Úvod do fyziky pevných látek. Academia, Praha.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Optics and Optoelectronics (1) Physics courses 3 Summer
Faculty of Science General Physics and Mathematical Physics (1) Physics courses 3 Summer